Tuesday, 15 December 2015


The countdown to Christmas has began, and I have done my Christmas shopping with ten days to spare! I thoroughly enjoy buying gifts for people, but, the crowds and weather are enough to put me off shopping for awhile (well, until the new year). I did manage to buy a 'stocking filler' present for a few, as I could not resist these Alphabet Ampersand scented candles. The packaging is elegant and plush in a monochrome and gold design. These candles would make a truly, lovely addition to any home.

In Marks and Spencer, it's 3 for 2 on many items. This deal gets me every time. So I went ahead and purchased three for £12 - not bad, right? 

The fragrance is uplifting and revitalising with bright zesty grapefruit and fresh invigorating ginger. It is a strong citrus scent, that hits you as soon as you open the box. It's not my favourite scent but I appreciate that the bold and distinct scent will surely fill a room. For me, the design on the box and the candle itself, is what makes this gift special. 

I actually ended up buying one for ALL my nearest and dearest. Luckily, the letters were displayed in alphabetical order. It's simply a great looking gift, at a great price! 

This is not just any candle, it's a Marks and Spencer candle... (sorry, I could not help myself!)


  1. Love this post!
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  2. Ohhh, the packaging is lovely! I've never had a ginger scented candle before. I want.

    Corinne x

  3. Oh I love these what a gorgeous present idea (I have to get some ASAP) and one for me for the bedroom! They sound like theu smell beautiful too xxx


  4. These are lovely and look so nice for the price that they are! I think I might buy some for last minute gifts ♥

    Ashleigh | Everything Ashleigh

  5. What lovely gifts Christina! :) I'm an absolute sucker for all things initials! Not even kidding! :)

    Hope you are well <3 xxxx